Auction 112, Lot 419

"[Lot of 2] Salin die namhaffte Statt in Burgund… [and] Von der Statt Avinion", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: France

Period: 1560 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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First (15 x 9.5") is a double-page woodblock view of the medieval city of Salin-les-Bains with the castle (now called Fort Belin) on the hill overlooking the city. Engraved by Rudolf Manuel Deutsch with his initials at lower left and a coat of arms. Second (5 x 3.3") is a small view of Avignon on a single sheet of text. Both from a German edition.

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Condition: B

Pleasant color in the correct period style. Minor toning and foxing in text and a couple of unobtrusive spots in images.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/28/2005

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